Harisree Ashokan to turn a director soon!!
Looks like it is the season of actors turning filmmakers in Malayalam cinema. From the past itself, the industry has seen many actors trying their hand in direction. Most actors these days have expressed their wish to direct a movie someday. Actors like Sidharth Bharathan, Nadirshah, Vineeth Kumar, Prithviraj Sukumaran and Dhyan Sreenivasan are all into filmmaking. More recently, Ramesh Pisharody made his directorial debut with the comedy entertainer Panchavarnathatha.
Looks like Harisree Ashokan is the latest to join the bandwagon. Our sources within the industry suggest that the veteran actor is planning to wear the director’s hat soon. Reportedly, initial discussions for his maiden flick are progressing and we can expect an official announcement very soon.
Harisree Ashokan started his career as an mimicry artist. He has since then has acted in over 100 films with almost all the superstars of the industry. Last year, his son Arjun Ashokan made his acting debut with Soubin Shahir’s Parava.
Interestingly, Harisree Ashokan played Arjun’s father in the movie as well. Arjun was last seen in a crucial role in the Asif Ali starrer B Tech.